Hopewell History Project – 2022 Highlights

by Douglas Dixon Here are some of the highlights of the 2022 additions to the History Project site, with links to more information, plus associated documents, maps, photos, and videos. The purpose of the Hopewell Valley History Project is assemble an archive of reference material in local history, shared online in digital and searchable formats … Continue reading Hopewell History Project – 2022 Highlights

November 2022 Update -Hopewell Inn Tours

The November updates to the History Project featured over 150 images, panoramas, and videos of the Hopewell Inn, plus stereo imagery, the Pennington Sesquibicentennial (250th) Booklet, and videos and references for the Hoproco presentation. (See Site Updates for more.) By the numbers, we finished the month with 287 files in the Archives, including 140 documents … Continue reading November 2022 Update -Hopewell Inn Tours

Hopewell Inn Tours: Pans, Videos, Photos

The Hopewell Valley Bistro & Inn building, formerly at 15 East Broad Street on the corner of Seminary Avenue in Hopewell, was demolished in July 2022. Long known as the Central Hotel, the building had a nearly 150 year history as a residential home and store, a bar and restaurant, and as a hotel, rooming … Continue reading Hopewell Inn Tours: Pans, Videos, Photos

Seminary Avenue Tour – References

References and links for the Seminary Avenue Historic Walking Tour, which also included East Broad Street and South Greenwood Avenue. The tour was held the weekend of Saturday, May 21, as part of Hopewell Valley Heritage Week. See the References for the tour below, including the Handout, plus briefs on Seminary Ave. and East Broad … Continue reading Seminary Avenue Tour – References

May 2022 Update – Seminary Ave.

The May updates to the History Project were focused on the Seminary Avenue walking tour, with posts and briefs and images of the streets and properties along the route. Additional posts focused on Memorial Day observances, and told the story of of how the news came to Hopewell of its first son who was killed … Continue reading May 2022 Update – Seminary Ave.

Seminary Avenue Historic Walking Tour

            Douglas Dixon, Hopewell Valley History Project             A Hopewell Valley Heritage Week Event            Co-sponsored by the Hopewell Public Library             Tours on Sat., May 21 at 11 am and 2 pm;                      Sun., May 22 at 1 pm and 3 pm; and Mon., May 23 at 2 pm            Free, but limited places – Pre-Registration Required … Continue reading Seminary Avenue Historic Walking Tour